Type 1 Diabetes and Immunology Half-Day Symposium



Type 1 Diabetes and Immunology Symposium Featuring

2014 Poll Visiting Scientist Lecture


February 19, 2014

Orin Smith Auditorium

850 Republican Street Seattle, WA 98109

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


12:55 Opening Remarks:  Jerry Nepom, MD
1:00  Alice Long, PhD; Research Assistant Member, Benaroya Research Institute
pSTAT5/T Effector Cell Resistance in Pre-diabetes
1:40  Mario Ehlers, MD, PhD; Deputy Director, Clinical Trials Group, Immune Tolerance Network
Recent ITN Trials of Immune Interventions in T1D: Clinical and Mechanistic Outcomes
2:20  Jay Taborsky, PhD; Research Professor, University of Washington
Selective Loss of Islet Nerves in Autoimmune Diabetes: Insights into the Mechanism
3:00 Jerry Palmer, MD; Professor of Medicine, University of Washington
Thirty Years of Type 1 Diabetes-Lessons from DCCT and EDIC
3:40 Break
4:00-5:00 Poll Visiting Scientist Lecture, Dario Vignali, PhD; Vice Chair, Immunology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Understanding Immunoregulation in Type 1 Diabetes and What Tumors Can Teach Us
Poll Lecture Sponsored by Harvey and Judy Poll Visiting Scientist Endowment
5:00-6:00 Poll Reception (Foyer of UW SLU Administration Building)


















Jointly sponsored by the Diabetes Research Center (DRC), Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence (DOCE), Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), Benaroya Research Institute (BRI) and the Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute (PNDRI)


Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Poll Visiting Scientist: Dario Vignali, PhD
Speaker Affiliation: 
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Understanding Immunoregulation in Type 1 Diabetes and What Tumors Can Teach Us
Orin Smith Auditorium

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